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The interview of Richard Buhl was conductedby David Espinal of UCF in Orlando, FL via Zoom due to Covid-19. Richard Buhl discusses hisbirthplace; siblings; parents' jobs;education; basic training at Fort Leonard Wood; duties as military policeman; work as a military guard; dealing with a prison revolt; military arrests; paranormal adventures at Fort Leonard Wood; kind of plays that he put on at Fort Leonard Wood (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum); getting supplies and training for a live production; experience any injuries on set; live-theatre; final Reflections; Graduate school; working with the missionary organization CREW; meetings with fellow veterans; final reflections; end of the interview.

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Video; MovingImage


David Espinal

Interview Date

Spring 9-16-2020

Location of Interview

Virtual via Zoom

Collection Description

Contains logs, audio and video recordings of interviews with Central Florida's veterans as part of a history class project for the students at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF Community Veterans History Project(CVHP) started in fall 2010. It collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida's veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict. It is a collaborative endeavor supported by multiple departments and offices at UCF. The veterans' histories are archived and made digitally available through the UCF library and selected materials are contributed to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

RICHES University of Central Florida

Length of Interview

65 Minutes


Department of History, University of Central Florida




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University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type